Politics

Previewing Oregon’s newest Cap-and-Trade bill

Last week I attended the Central Oregon launch party for the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate. This organization formed earlier this year with the main goal of helping establish a “Cap and Invest” program in the state. They hope to accomplish this through Senate Bill 1070 (cap-and-trade) which was introduced at the end of the … Read more

Market and Economic Outlook for 2017

Happy New Year! Below is a summary of LPL Financial’s economic and market outlook/forecast. You can follow the link to view the entire piece. This broad view provided by LPL is very similar to the majority opinions of most investment firms. I hope that the information will help you gain a general perspective on the … Read more

Post Election 2017 Outlook

Before providing projections for next year, the LPL Research team takes a look back at this time last year. At that time, the markets were recovering from more than a -10% pullback only to enter a period of steeper declines in January and February of this year. After the markets reached record highs again last … Read more